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Dr. Roger H. Kobayashi

Primary Office

Westgate Professional Center
2808 South 80th Avenue
Suite 210
Omaha, Nebraska 68124
Phone Number: (402) 391-1800
Fax Number: (402) 391-1563









EDUCATION AND TRAINING
  • University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, B.A. (Economics) 5/69
  • University of Hawaii Medical School, Honolulu, Hawaii 9/69-6/73
  • University of Hawaii Graduate School, Honolulu, Hawaii, M.S. (Physiology) 6/72-5/75
  • University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska, M.D. 7/73-5/75
  • University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California  6/75-7/77
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Immunology & Allergy, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 7/77-12/79
BOARD CERTIFICATION
  • 1976   National Board of Medical Examiners (#152229)
  • 1980   American Board of Pediatrics (#25310)
  • 1981   American Board of Allergy and Immunology(#2166)
AWARDS AND OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS
  • National Institute of Mental Health Summer Fellowship, University of Hawaii
  • National Science Foundation Summer Fellowship, University of Hawaii
  • University of Hawaii Department of Physiology Summer Fellowship
  • American Academy of Allergy Travel Grant Award
  • Finalist, Congressional Science Fellow in Child Dev
  • American Men & Women of Science
  • America's Best Doctors
  • Who's Who in America
  • Who's Who in Medicine & Health Care 97-98
  • Best Physicians in America
  • Who's Who in American Education, 4th Ed.
  • Marquis Medical Specialists
  • Who's Who in Frontier Science & Tech.
  • International Who's Who in Education
  • Who's Who in American Education (3rd Ed)
  • Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America
APPOINTMENTS
  • 1/80-6/84   Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Medical Microbiology, University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1/80-9/88   Director, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Nebraska
  • 7/84-9/88   Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Nebraska College of Medicine
  • 7/85-9/88   Associate Professor of Pathology and Medical Microbiology, University of Nebraska College of Medicine
  • 9/88-1/90   Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
  • 9/88-1/90   Director of the Allergy /Immunology Clinic UCLA School of Medicine
  • 1/90-6/95   Assoc Clinical Prof of Ped  UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
  • 6/95-present   Clinical Prof of Ped  UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
  • Swarthmore College, President's Parent Advisory Board
  • University of Nebraska Alumni Assoc. (National Board of Directors)
  • Immune Deficiency Foundation (National Expert Consultant on Immune Diseases; Blood Product and Safety Advisory Board)
  • Clinical Immunology Society
  • Section on Chest Diseases, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Society for Microbiology
  • Section on Allergy and Immunology (Abstract Book Committee), American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Federation for Clinical Research
  • American Academy of Allergy and Immunology
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Nebraska Allergy Society (President 1981-1984)
  • UNebraska Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (Secretary-Treasurer 1985-1988; Executive
  • American Lung Assoc. of Nebraska (Board of Directors 1980-1985)
  • Nebraska Thoracic Society (Research Committee)
  • Arthritis Foundation, Nebraska Chapter
  • Research Committee - American Lung Assoc. of Nebraska
  • Program Committee - American Lung Assoc. of Nebraska
  • Clinical Grant Review Committee - Nebraska State Legislative Smoking Grants
  • Medical Advisory Board-Visiting Nurses Assoc of Omaha
PUBLICATIONS
  • Kobayashi RH:  Rural medicine and family practice, Nebr St Med J 1975; 60(8):281-292. 1975
  • Lin YC and Kobayashi RH:  Cardiovascular functions of the unanesthetized small Indian mongoose, herpestes auropunctatus.  Comp Biochem Physol 1976; 53A:375-379.
  • Kobayashi RH and Moore TC:  Ovarian teratomas in early childhood.  J Ped Surg 1978; 13(4):419-422.
  • Stiehm ER and Kobayashi RH:  Present and future use of immunoglobulin in the newborn in Immunoglobulins:  Characteristics and Uses of Intravenous Preparation, B.M. Alving and J.S. Finlayson (Editors).  DHHS Publ., 1980;  Washington, pp 89-98.
  • Kobayashi RH, Rosenblatt HM, Byrne WJ, Ament ME, Carney JM, Mendoza GR, and Stiehm, ER:  Candida esophagitis and laryngitis in children with chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis.  Pediatrics 1980; 66(3):380-384.
  • Saxon A, Kobayashi RH, Stevens R, Siegel SC, and Stiehm ER:  Analysis in   vitro of the immune defects that lead to antibody deficiency with normal   serum immunoglobulin. Clin Immunol Immunopath 1980; 17:235-244.
  • Kobayashi RH, Hyman CJ, and Stiehm ER:  Immunologic maturation in a neonate born to a mother with agammaglobulinemia.  Am J Dis Chil 1980; 134:942-944.
  • Dudley JP, Kobayashi RH, Rosenblatt HM, Byrne WJ, Ament ME, and Stiehm ER:  Candida laryngitis in chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis:  Its association with Candida esophagitis.  Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 1980; 80:574-575.
  • Hachiya K, Kobayashi RH, Antonson DL:  Candida esophagitis following antibiotic usage.  Pediatr Infec Dis 1982; 1(3):168-170.
  • Moyer N, Kobayashi RH, Cannon ML, Simon J, Rich K:  Management of dental caries and abscesses in children with severe combined immunodeficiency.    Pediatric Dentistry 1983; 5(1):79-82.
  • Kobayashi RH:  Single entity sustained-release theophylline preparation in young children.  J Asthma 1983; 20(6)467-474.
  • Kettelhut B, Kobayashi RH, and Pigelow C:  Yolk sac carcinoma of the anterior mediastinum.  Neb Med Journ 1983; 68(7):199-202.
  • Kobayashi RH, Kettelhut BV, and Kobayashi AD:  The effect of galactose on  newborn neutrophil function.  Pediatr Infec Dis 1983; 2(6)442-445.
  • Fleming WF, Sarafian LB, Kobayashi RH:  Prostaglandin E1 therapy:  Is it associated with a higher incidence of wound infection in the cyanotic neonate?  CHEST 1984; 85(2):241-243.
  • Stohs SJ, El-Reshidy FH, Lawson T, Kobayashi RH, Wulf BJ:  Changes in glutathione and glutathione metabolizing enzymes in humans erythrocytes and lymphocytes as a function of age of donor.  AGE 1984; 7:3-7.
  • Howard ML, Baldwin J, Kobayashi RH, and Jensen B:  Serum theophylline levels: Serum theophylline levels in young children receiving sustained-release theophylline tablets. J Asthma 1984; 21(5):299-303.
  • Hopp R, Kobayashi RH, Antonson DL:  The problem of iron overload in children receiving multiple blood transfusion for the treatment of adenine deaminase deficient severe combined immunodeficiency.  Nebr Med J 1985; 70(3):95-97.
  • Swigart S, Kobayashi RH, Baldwin J:  An evaluation of a sustained-release Theophylline preparation in pre-school aged children.  J Asthma 1985; 22(4):195-202.
  • Disis ML, McDonald T, Colombo JC, Kobayashi RH, Angle CR, Murray S: Circulating immune complexes in cystic fibrosis.  Pediatric Research 1986; 20(5):385-390.
  • Kettlehut B, Kobayashi RH, Kobayashi AD:  Treatment of asthma in infants and young children.  Nebr Med J 1986; 71(8):295-300.
  • Hershfield MS, Buckley RH, Greenberg ML, Melton AL, Schiff R, Hatem C, Kurtzberg J, Market ML, Kobayashi RH, Kobayashi AD, Abuchowski A:  Treatment of adenosine deaminase deficiency with polyethylene glycol-modified adenosine deaminase (PEG-ADA).  N Engl J Med 1987; 316(10):589-596.
  • Kobayashi RH, Mellion M:  Exercise-induced bronchospasm and exercise-induced anaphylaxis:  Office management of sports injuries and athletic problems.  M.B. Mellion, Ed. Hanley and Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia 1987, pp. 117-128.
  • Wood B, Baldwin JN, Kobayashi RH:  An evaluation of the risk of bronchospasm with intrapulmonary aerosolization of flunisolide.  Pediatric Asthma, Allergy & Immunol 1987; 1(2):111-114.
  • Trivedi R, Hopp RJ, Kobayashi RH, Townley R:  Clinical allergy-immunology rounds:  Failure to thrive and orocutaneous candidiasis in a 3 month old female.  Ann Allergy 1987; 59(175):224-226.
  • Beune K, White RJ, Kobayashi RH, Farrell C:  Absence of humoral immunity to polio virus in individuals previously vaccinated with trivalent polio vaccine.  NE Med J 1988; 73(2):40-44.
  • Okano M, Thiele GM, Kobayashi RH, Davis JR, Synovec MS, Grierson HL, Jaffe HS, Purtilo DT:  Interferon-gamma in a family with X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome with acute Epstein-Barr virus infection.  J of Clin Immunol 1989; 9:48-54.
  • Kobayashi RH, Tinkelman DW, Reese M, Sykes S:  Beclomethasone dipropionate aqueous nasal spray for seasonal allergy rhinitis in children.  Ann Allergy 1989; 62(3):205-208.
  • Kobayashi RH, Kobayashi AD, Lee N, Ochs HD, and Fischer S:  Home  administration of intravenous gammaglobulin in children with hypogammaglobulinemia.  Pediatrics 1990; 85(5):705-709.
  • Lubinsky MS, Kobayashi RH, Kadder F, Adickes EO:  Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita from an auto-immune disorder of prenatal onset.  Pediatric Asthma, Allergy & Immunology 1990; 4:57-63.
  • Lee N, Kobayashi RH:  Exercise-induced asthma and other related exercise syndromes.  The Team Physician's Handbook (Mellion M, Walsh WM, Shelton GL eds.) Hanley & Belfus, Inc. Phil. PA. 1990; pp 202-209.
  • Wasserman R (Editor):  IgG subclass deficiency:  report of a symposium. Pediatr Infect Dis J 1990; 9(6):424-434.
  • Szelc CM, Sandhu H, Kobayashi RH, Glovsky MM:  Respiratory failure in an unusual presentation of severe immunologic disease. Ann Allergy 1991; 66(2):115-120.
  • Kobayashi RH, Kobayashi AD, Lee N, Fischer S, Ochs H:  The home administration of IVIG in children with primary immunodeficiency. In:   Imback P. ed. Immunotherapy with Intravenous Immunoglobulins.  London, England:  Academic Press 1991:47-56.
  • Daly PB, Daly JH, Kobayashi RH, Kobayashi AD, Ochs HD, Fischer SH, Pirofsky  B,  Sprouse C:  Home-based immunoglobulin infusion therapy:  Quality of life, and patient health perceptions.  Ann Allergy 1991;67:504-510.
  • Kobayashi RH, Mellion M:  Exercise-induced asthma anaphylaxis urticaria. Primary Care 1991; 18(4):809-831.
  • Lee N, Kobayashi RH:  Immunizations in the immunocompromised host: infections in immunocompromised infants and children; Patrick C.C. (Editor) Churchill Livingstone, New York, 1992, pages 741-750.
  • Ochs HD, Buckley RH, Kobayashi RH, Kobayashi AD, Sorensen RU, Douglas SD, Hamilton BL, Hershfield MS: Antibody responses to bacteriophage 0X 174 in patients with adenosine deaminase deficiency.  Blood 1992; 80(5):1163-1171.
  • Szelc CM, Kobayashi RH, Stiehm ER:  Immunization of egg allergic children.  Amer J Asthma Allergy Pediatr 1992; 5:193-196.
  • Kobayashi RH, Mellion MB:  Exercise-induced asthma.  Am Fam Physician 1992; 45(6):2671-2677.
  • Kobayashi RH, Stiehm ER, Burgio PE:  The use of IVIG, in Eichenwald H, Stroeder J. (ed). Current Therapy in Pediatrics - 3.  M Mosby, St. Louis 1993; 590-599.
  • Chun JD, Lee N, Kobayashi RH, Chaffee S, Hershfield MS, Stiehm ER: Suppression of an antibody to adenosine-deaminase (ADA) in an ADA deficient severe combined immunodeficiency patient receiving polyethylene glycol modified adenosine-deaminase (PEG-ADA).  Annals of Allergy 1993; Volume 70:462-466.
  • Plaeger-Marshall S, Hultin P, Bertolli J, O'Rourke S, Kobayashi RH, Kobayashi AD, Giorgi JV, Bryson Y, Stiehm ER:  Activation and differentiation antigens on T-cells of healthy, at-risk, and HIV-infected children.  J Acquir Immune Defic Syndro 1993;6:984-993.
  • Mellion MB, Kobayashi RH:  Exercise-induced asthma.  In:  Mellion MB, Ed. Sports Medicine Secrets  Henley & Belfus Inc., Philadelphia 1994;176-181.
  • Kobayashi RH, Kiechel F, Kobayashi AD, Mellion M:  Topical nasal sprays in  the treatment of allergic rhinitis.  Am Fam Physician 1994;50:151-161.
  • Kay HD, Rasmussen S, Kobayashi RH:  Human cord-blood granulocytes do not further modulate autologous natural killer cell activity in vitro.  Pediatr Asthma Allergy Immunol 1994;8:29-38.
  • Kobayashi RH, Kobayashi AD, Mellion MB:  What's new in exercise-induced asthma?  NE Med J 1994;79:189-194.
  • Kornbrot B, Kobayashi RH, Singer A, Tempero M, Heiner DC:  Sensitivity to therapeutic murine monoclonal antibodies.  NE Med J 1994:79;393-398.
  • Kobayashi RH, Beaucher WN, Koeke JW, Luskin A, Ranson JH, Rosen JP, Sullivan MJ, Alderfer VB, Simpson B, Smith JA: Triamcinolone acetonide aqueous nasal spray for perennial allergic rhinitis: A randomized, placebo-controlled, double blind study.  Clin Therapeutics 1995;17:503-513.
  • Kobayashi RH:  Allergic reactions to vaccines.  Systemic Reactions; Variant.  F. (Editor) Immunology and Allergy Clinics of North American.  WB Saunders Co. Philadelphia, PA.  Vaccines.  1995;15:553-566.
  • Kobayashi RH, Stiehm ER:  Uses of immunoglobulin, in Clinical Practice of Transfusion Medicine (Third Edition).  Petz LD, Swisher S, Kleinman S, Spence R, Strauss RG.  Churchill Livingstone Inc. New York, NY.  1995;985-1010.
  • Kobayashi RH, Mellion M:  Exercise-induced asthma & related problems.  Office Sports Med, 2nd Edition.  MB Mellion, Editor.  Hanley & Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia 1995;139-149.
  • Kobayashi RH, Beaucher, WN, Koepke JW, et al.  Triamcinolone acetonide aqueous nasal spray for the treatment of patients with perennial allergic rhinitis:  A multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study.  Clin Ther 1995;17:503-13.
  • Skoner DP, Boltansky H, Kobayashi RH, Pearlman DS, Shapiro GG, Harrison JE, Trochelman LM: Extended release albuterol sulfate in children with bronchial asthma.    Annals of Allergy 1996;76:462-468.
  • Kobayashi RH, Kobayashi AD: Exercise-induced bronchospasm: The Team Physician=s Handbook, 2nd Edition.  Mellion M, Walsh WM, Shelton GL, Editors.  Hanley & Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia  1996;315-324.
  • Koepke JW, Beacher WN, Kobayashi RH, Ransom JH, Rosen JP, Feiss G, Furst JA, Simpson B, Smith, JA:  Long-term safety and efficacy of triamcinolone acetonide aqueous nasal spray for the treatment of perennial allergic rhinitis.  Allergy & Asthma Proc 1997;18:33-37.
  • Schenkel EJ, Gross G, Jacobson K, Kobayashi RH, Settipane G, Alderfer V, Simpson BE, Smith JA.  A placebo controlled, double-blind study of triamcinolone acetonide aqueous nasal spray in pediatric patients with spring grass seasonal allergic rhinitis.  Pediatric Asthma, Allergy & Immunology 1997;11:129-136.
  • Hayden FG, and the GG 167 Influenza Group:  Efficacy and safety of the neuraminidase inhibitor, Zanamivir, in the treamtn of influenza virus infections.  New Engl J Med 1997;337:874-880.
  • Stiehm ER, Casillas AM, Finkelstein JZ, Gallagher KT, Gromcy PM, Kobayashi RH, Oleske JM, Roberts RL, Sandberg ET, Wakim ME.  Slow subcutaneous human intravenous immunoglobulin in the treatment of antibody immunodeficiency:  Use of an old method with a new product.  J Allergy Clin Immunol 1998;101:848-9.
  • Seyama K, Kobayashi RH, Hasle H, Apter AJ, Rutledge JC, Rosen D, Ochs HD.  Parvovirus B19-induced anemia as the presenting manifestation of X-linked hyper-IgM syndrome. J Infect Dis 1998;178:318-24.
  • Ziegner UHM, Kobayashi RH, Cunningham-Rundles C, et al:  Progressive neurodegeneration in patients with primary immunodeficiency disease on IVIG treatment.  Clin Immunol. Clin Immunol 2002;102:19-24.
  • Kobayashi RH, Kobayashi AD:  Exercise-induced bronchospasm.  Team Physicians Handbook (third edition), Mellion M (Ed) Hanley & Belfus Inc.  Philadelphia   2002 pp 287-293.
  • X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome.   In NORD Guide to Rare Diseases 2003;p400.   E.S. Gruson (ed).  Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.  Philadelphia.
  • Hyper-IgM Syndrome (immunoglobulin deficiency with IgM.  In NORD Guide to Rare Diseases 2003; pp393-394. E.S. Gruson (ed).  Lippincott, Williams   & Wilkins.  Philadelphia.
  • Common Variable Immunodeficiency.  .  In NORD Guide to Rare Diseases 2003;pp13-14.  E.S. Gruson   (ed).  Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.  Philadelphia.
  • X-linked Agammaglobulinemia.  In NORD Guide to Rare Diseases 2003;pp360-361.  E.S. Gruson (ed).   Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.  Philadelphia.
  • Winkelstein JA, Marino M, Ochs HD and the Hyper-IgM Group.  The X-linked Hyper-IgM Syndrome: Clinical & Immunologic Features of 79 Patients.  Medicine 2003;82:37-38.
  • Halsey NA, Pinto J and the Polio Project Team:  Search for polio virus carriers among people with primary immunodeficiency diseases in the United States, Mexico, Brazil, and the United Kingdom.  Bull  World Health Organization.  2004;82:3-8.
  • Ochs HD, Pinciaro P and the Octagam Study Group.  “Octagam 5% an intravenous IgG product is efficacious and well tolerated in subjects with primary immunodeficiency diseases.  J Clin Immunol       2004;24:309-314.
  • Kobayashi RH:  IVIG as an immune modulator-II.  Wasserman R (Ed)   (In Press).
  • Kobayashi RH, Burns T, Kelly CM.  Adverse reactions to intra-articular Synvisc(r) injections.  (In Press)
  • Kobayashi, RH, Lee N, Kobayashi AD, Siegel SC, Katz RM, Rohr A, Spector S, Mickey R, Rachelefsky GS:  Comparison of the efficacy and safety of Albuterol administered by power-driven nebulizer versus AeroChamber with mask in infants and young children with acute asthma.  (In Press)
  • Kobayashi RH:  The impact of allergic rhinitis on scholastic performance.  (In Press).
Miscellaneous:
  • Kobayashi RH:  Book Review in CHEST:  Immunopharmacology of the Lung.
  • Kobayashi RH:  Tape cassette for national distribution:  Univ. of Nebraska Medical Center Emergency Medicine Review Course "Status Asthmaticus".
  • Wasserman R., Kobayashi RH:  Video cassette for national distribution: Clinical signs of antibody deficiency.  12/88.
  • Kobayashi, RH:  Video cassette for national distribution:  Living with antibody deficiency (patient education tape).  8/89.
  • Kobayashi RH:  Parents shouldn't blame the schools.  Contemporary Pediatrics July 1992, Page 11 (Letter to the editor).
Abstracts:


  1. Kobayashi RH, Leonard J, Underman A, and Overturf G:  Typhoid fever:  A review of 74 cases.  (Presented at the Western Society for Pediatric Research, February 3, 1978, Carmel, CA), Clin Res 1978; 26(2):187A.
  2. Kobayashi RH, Byrne WJ, Dudley J, Carney JC, Mendoza GR, and Stiehm ER: Candida esophagitis and laryngitis in children with chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis.  Clin Res 1979; 27(1):114A.
  3. Saxon A, Stevens RH, Kobayashi RH, Stiehm ER, and Siegel SC:  Analysis in vitro of the immune defects that lead to specific antibody deficiency with normal serum immunoglobulins.  (Presented at the 10th International Congress of Allergology, Jerusalem, Israel, November, 1979).
  4. Kobayashi RH, Blum P, Gard S, Ng W, Koch R, Donnell G, and Stiehm ER: Granulocyte function in patients with galactose-1-phosphate uridyl transferase deficiency (Presented at the Western Society for Pediatric Research, February 8, 1980, Carmel, CA).  Clin Res 1980; 28(1):109A.
  5. Dudley JP, Kobayashi RH, Rosenblatt HM, Ament ME, and Stiehm ER:  Candida laryngitis in chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis:  Its association with candida esophagitis. (Presented at the annual meeting of the American Laryngological Association, Spring, 1980).
  6. Arenson EB, Blum PB, Kobayashi RH, and Stiehm ER:  Superior antimicrobial function of a large subset of human monocytes.  (Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric Research, May 2, 1980, San Antonio, TX). Pediatr Res 1980; 14(4):543A.
  7. Kobayashi RH, Kettelhut BV:  The effect of galactose on neonatal neutrophil (PMN) function.  (Presented at the Western Society for Pediatric Research, Feb. 19, 1982 Carmel, CA).  Clin Res 1982; 30(1):125A.
  8. Kobayashi RH, Blum P, Ank B, Ng W, Koch R, Donnell G, and Stiehm ER:   Lymphocyte function in patients with galactose-1-phosphate uridyl transferase deficiency.  Clin Res 1982; 30(2):352A.
  9. Kemmy R, Kobayashi RH, White RJ:  The interactions of human neutrophils with Herpes Simplex virus Type II, (Presented at the annual meeting of American Society for Microbiology, March 10, 1983, New Orleans, LA).  Abst Ann Meeting Am Soc Microbiol 1983; 83:74(D94).
  10. Riesberg N, Kobayashi RH, Kemmy RJ:  The effect of live, attenuated measles virus on newborn neutrophil function.  (Presented: Ann meeting American Acad of Allergy & Immunol, March 21, 1983, Hollywood, FL).  J Allergy Clin Immunol 1983;71(1):116A.
  11. Hopp RH, Kobayashi RH:  Iron overload as a result of transfusion therapy in a patient with adenosine deaminase deficiency.  (Presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology, March 21, 1983, Hollywood, FL).  J Allergy Clin Immunol 1983; 71(1)118A.
  12. Kobayashi RH, Schultz KR, Kobayashi AD:  The effects in vivo of live, attenuated measles vaccine on neutrophil function.  Pediatric Res 1983; 17(4):253A.
  13. Kobayashi RH, Swigart S, Baldwin J:  An evaluation of a sustained-release Theophylline preparation in young children (presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics, October 23, 1983, San Francisco, CA).
  14. Kemmy RJ, Kobayashi RH, White RJ:  The effect of influenza vaccination on human neutrophil function in normal, asthmatic and cystic fibrosis patients. (Presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, March 4, 1984, St. Louis, MO).  Abst. Ann. Meeting Am. Soc. Microb. 1984; 84:231(T12).
  15. Kobayashi RH, Farrell C, White RJ, Disis ML:  The prevalence of polio antibodies in teenagers receiving oral polio vaccine (OPV) 10 years previously.  Clin Res 1984; 21(1):110A.
  16. Disis N, McDonald T, Murray A, Colombo J, Kobayashi RH:  Circulating immune complexes in cystic fibrosis.  (Presented Current Research in Cystic Fibrosis Conf, June 29, 1984, Minneapolis, MN).
  17. Disis N, McDonald T, Kobayashi RH, Colombo JL:  Parameters evaluating circulating immune complexes in cystic fibrosis.  (Presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics, September 18, 1984, Chicago, IL).
  18. Beune K, White RJ, Kobayashi RH, Farrell C:  Absence of humoral immunity to polio virus in individuals previously immunized with trivalent OPV. (Presented at the 86th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, March 27, 1986, Washington, D.C.).  Abst. Ann Meeting Am. Soc. Microb. 1986; 86:( ).
  19. Rasmussen S, Kobayashi RH, Kay HD:  In vitro absence of natural killer (NK) cell activity in the newborn by autologous cord granulocytes.  (Presented at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy & Immunology, March 16, 1986, New Orleans, Louisiana).  J. Allergy Clin Immunol 1986; 77(1,2):216A.
  20. Rasmussen S, Kobayashi RH, Kay HD:  Regulation of natural killer cell activity by autologous newborn neutrophils.  (Presented at the annual meeting of American Academy of Pediatrics, Nov 1, 1986, Washington, D.C.).
  21. Kobayashi RH, Tinkelman D, Reese M, Sykes S:  Effectiveness of Beconase AQ in treating seasonal rhinitis in children ages 5 to 12 years.  (Presented at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy & Immunology, February 23, 1987, Washington, D.C.).  J Allergy Clin Immunol 1987; 79:152A.
  22. Kobayashi RH, Kobayashi AD, Ochs HD, Wedgwood RS:  Home treatment with intravenous gammaglobulin (IVIG) in children with hypogammaglobulinemia. (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics October 31, 1987, New Orleans, LA).
  23. Daly P, Daly J, Kobayashi RH, Kobayashi AD:  An analysis of the psychological  response of patients participating in a home intravenous gammaglobulin program.  (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics, November 1, 1987, New Orleans, LA).
  24. Tinkelman D, Kobayashi R, Reese M, Sykes S:  Beclomethasone dipropionate aqueous nasal spray for treatment of allergic rhinitis in children 5-12 years  of age.  (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics, October 31, 1987, New Orleans, LA).
  25. Kobayashi RH, Kobayashi AD, Hershfield MS:  Treatment of children with severe combined immunodeficiency-adenosine deaminase deficient with bovine polyethylene glycol-modified adenosine deaminase.  (Presented at the Conf on Innervations in Protein Therapeutics, December 11, 1987, Orlando, FL).  J Biomet, Artif Cells, Artif Org 15(4).
  26. Nucci ML, Olejarczyk J, Hershfield M, Buckley R, Rubinstein A, Sorenson R, Kobayashi R, Kobayashi A, Abuchowski A:  Immunogenicity of polyethylene glycol-modified bovine adenosine deaminase (PEG-ADA).  (Presented at the 44th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology, March 13, 1988, Anaheim, CA).  J Allergy & Clin Immunol 1988; 81:237A.
  27. Synovec M, Kobayashi RH, O'Kano M, Theile G, Davis J, Linder J, Purtilo D:  A report of fatal infectious mononucleosis (IM) in X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome (XLP) by recombinant interferon gamma (OFN- GAMMA).  (Presented 44th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology, March 13, 1988, Anaheim, CA).  J Allergy & Clin Immunol 1988; 81:288A.
  28. Kobayashi RH, Kobayashi AD, Ochs HD, Fischer S:  Home treatment of children with hypogammaglobulinemia with intravenous gammaglobulin (IVIG).  (Presented at the 44th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy & Immunology, March 13, 1988, Anaheim, CA).  Highlighted Presentation J Allergy & Clin Immunol 1988; 81:288A.
  29. Evans JH, Daly PB, Kobayashi RH, Kobayashi AD:  Quality of life correlates and psychological effects of home-based intravenous IgG infusion therapy. (Presented at the 44th Ann Meeting of the Amer Acad of Allergy & Immunology, March 13, 1988, Anaheim, CA).  J Allergy & Clin Immunol 1988; 81:288A.
  30. Kobayashi AD, Kobayashi RH, Schiff RI, Claassen J, Hershfield MS:  The use of bovine polyethylene glycol-modified adenosine deaminase (PEG-ADA) in correcting the immunodeficiency in a child with severe combined immunodeficiency-adenosine deaminase deficiency (SCID-ADA).  (Presented: 44th Annual Meeting-American Academy of Allergy & Immunology, March 13, 1988, Anaheim, CA).  J Allergy & Clin Immunol 1988; 81:237A.
  31. Claassen JL, Kobayashi RH, Kobayashi AD, Hershfield MS, Schiff RI, Buckley RH:  Antigen-specific humoral and cellular immune responses during treatment of adenosine deaminase deficiency combined immunodeficiency (ADA-SCID) with polyethylene glycol-modified bovine adenosine deaminase (PEG-ADA).  (Presented at the 44th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy & Clin Immunol 81:238A, 1988).
  32. Lee N, Kobayashi RH, Stiehm ER, Chaffee S, Hershfield MS:  Induction of immunologic tolerance in a child with SCID-ADA & inhibitory antibodies to bovine ADA by combined treatment with intravenous IgG, prednisone & polyethylene glycol-bovine adenosine deaminase (Presented at the 46th Ann. Meeting Am. Acad. of Allergy & Immunol.  Mar 24, 1990, Baltimore, MD).  J Allergy Clin Immunol 1990; 85(1):160A.
  33. Greenberg B, Kobayashi RH, Lee N, Sugar M, Katz RM:  The use of IVIG in a patient with severe atopic dermatitis (Presented at the 46th Annual Meeting of the AAAI.  March 24 1990, Baltimore, MD).  J Allergy Clin Immunol 1990; 85(1):206A.
  34. Mahan CA, Kobayashi RH, Stiehm ER:  The X and B's of HIV (Presented at the 46th Annual Meeting of the American College of Allergy & Immunology Nov 12, 1989, Orlando, FL).  Ann Allergy 1990; 64:108A.
  35. Szelc CM, Roberts RL, Barrett CT, Kobayashi RH, Scatis S, Wyres M, Glaspy JA, Stiehm ER:  Neutropenia in an extremely premature infant treated with recombinant human granulocyte colony-stimulating factor.  (Presented at the Soc for Pediat Res, May, 1990, Anaheim, CA).  Pediatr Res 1990;27:269A.
  36. Lee N, Kobayashi RH, Chaffee S., Hershfield MS, Stiehm ER:  Suppression of an  inhibitory antibody to bovine adenosine-deaminase (ADA) and improved cellular immunity following intravenous immunoglobulin and polyethylene- glycol (PEG-ADA).  Pediatr. Res.  1990; 27:155A.
  37. Lee N, Rachelefsky G, Kobayashi RH, Kobayashi AL, Siegel SC, Katz RM, Spector SL, Rohr AS:  Comparison of efficacy and safety of Albuterol administered by power-driven nebulizer versus metered dose inhaler with AeroChamber and mask in young children with asthma.  (Presented at the 47th Annual Meeting of the  American Acad of Allergy & Immunology, March 5, 1991, San Francisco, CA).  J of Allergy and Clinical Immunol 1991;87(1):307A.
  38. H.D. Ochs, MD, R.H. Buckley, MD, R.H. Kobayashi, MD,  A.L. Kobayashi, M.D., R.U. Sorensen, MD, M.S. Hershfield, MD.  Antibody responses to bacteriophage ö-x174 in patients with adenosine deaminase deficiency.  Clin Res 1991;39:57A.
  39. Kobayashi RH, Mulligan M, Kobayashi AD, Bleicher RJ:  Familial severe alpha- 1-antitrypsin deficiency (á-1-AT) with common variable hypogammaglobulinemia and defective antibody function.  (Presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology, Mar 9, 1992, Orlando, FL). J Allergy Clin Immunol 1992; 89 (1):263(A).
  40. Kornbrot B, Kobayashi RH, Singer A, Tempero M, Heiner DC:  Hypersensitivity to therapeutic murine monoclonal antibodies (MAG).  (Presented: 48th Annual Meeting-American Academy of Allergy & Immunology, March 9, 1992.  Orlando, FL).  J Allergy Clin Immunol 1992; 89(1):254A.
  41. Kobayashi RH, Rosen D, S Nonoyama, MD, L Grosmaire, MD; A Aruffo, MD; HD Ochs, MD.  Asymptomatic immunoglobulin deficiency with hyper-IgM (HIgM) associated with non-functional CD40 ligand interaction:  Serendipitous  discovery following hypoplastic anemia induced by Parvovirus B-19. (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics, November 1, 1993, Washington, D.C.)
  42. RH Kobayashi, MD, D Rosen, MD, HD Ochs, MD.  Asymptomatic hypogammaglobulinemia with hyper-IgM (HGIgM) associated with defective gp39- CD40 interaction:  Serendipitous discovery following hypoplastic anemia induced by Parvovirus B-19.  (Presented: 5th International TransPacific Allergy & Immunology Society meeting, January 18-22, 1994, Lanai, HI).
  43. RH Kobayashi, MD, RL Wasserman, MD, PhD, AD Kobayashi, MD, M Hoffman, MD, F Kiechel, MD, M Sullivan, MD.  Rapid Infusion of a 12% concentration intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) product in patients with humoral immunodeficiency (HID):  Safety and time savings.  (Presented at the 5th International TransPacific Allergy and Immunology Society meeting, January 18-22, 1994, Lanai, HI).
  44. D.P. Skoner, MD, H. Boltansky, MD, R.H. Kobayashi, MD, D.S. Pearlman, MD,  G.G. Shapiro, MD, J.E. Harrison, MD, L.M. Trochelman, MD.  Extended release albuterol sulfate in children with bronchial asthma.  (Presented: 50th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy & Immunology, March 5,  1994, Anaheim, CA).  J Allergy Clin Immunol 1994;93:518A.
  45. R.H. Kobayashi, D. Rosen, S. Nonoyama, L. Grosmaire, A. Aruffo, H.D. Ochs: Asympto-matic immunoglobulin deficiency with hyper-IgM (HIgM) associated with non-functional CD40 ligand interaction:   Serendipitous discoverage following hypoplastic anemia induced by Parvovirus  B-19.  (Presented: 50th Annual Meeting:  American Academy of  Allergy and Immunology, March 8, 1994, Anaheim, CA).  J Allergy Clin Immunol 1994;93:670A.
  46. M. Hoffman, MD, R.H. Kobayashi, M.D., R.L. Wasserman, MD, A.D. Kobayashi, MD, F. Kiechel, MD, M. Sullivan, MD, EW Gelfand, MD.  Rapid infusion of a 12% concentration intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) product in children with humeral deficiency.  (Presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology, March 8, 1994, Anaheim, CA).  J Allergy Clin Immunol 1994;93:678A.
  47. A.M. Staveren, MD, R.H. Kobayashi, MD, A.D. Kobayashi, MD, M.S. Kaplan, MD. Non-medically induced latex allergy into children.  (Presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology, March 9, 1994, Anaheim, CA).  J AllergyClin Immunol 1994;93:818A.
  48. L.H. Wu, MD, D. Hollenbaugh, MD, S. Nonoyama, MD, HR Hill, MD, RH Kobayashi, MD, HF Pabst, R.L. Roberts, MD, A. Aruffo, MD, H.D. Ochs, MD.  Hyper-IgM syndrome:  Molecular analyses and carrier detection.  Clin Res 1994;
  49. J. Parris, MD, D. Bukstein, MD, P. Chervinsky, MD, R.H. Kobayashi, MD, R.  Kriz, MD, G. Sattipane, MD, A. Silvagni, MD, J. Wald, MD, R. Wood, MD.  Nedocromil sodium 4 mg qid is effective in reducing asthma symptoms in Ragweed-allergic asthmatic children.  Am Rev of Respir Dis 1994;
  50. Kobayashi RH, Beaucher WN, Koeke JW, Luskin A, Ranson JH, Rosen JP, Sullivan MJ, Alderfer VB, Simpson B, Smith JA.  Triamcinolone acetonide aqueous nasal spray for perennial allergic rhinitis.  Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology.  New Orleans, LA.   September 19, 1995.
  51. Kobayashi RH, Smith JA, Beaucher WN, Koepke JW, Luskin A, Ranson JH, Rosen JP, Simpson JA, Furst M, Sullivan M.  Triamcinolone acetonide aqueous nasal spray for long-term treatment of perennial allergic rhinitis.  Presented at the TransPacific Allergy & Immunology Society.  Sidney, Australia.  October 31, 1995.
  52. Smith JA, Schenkel EJ, Gross G, Jacobson K, Kobayashi RH, Settipane G, Feiss G, Simpson, B.   Efficacy and safety of once-daily Triamcinolone acetonide aqueous nasal spray in pediatric patients with spring grass seasonal allergic rhinitis.  (Presented at the 52nd annual meeting of American Academy of Allergy and Immunology, March 16, 1996, New Orleans, LA).  J Allergy Clin Immunol 1996;97:197A.
  53. Kobayashi RH, Schenkel EJ, Gross G, Jacobson K, Settipane G, Smith JA.  Efficacy and safety of once-daily Triamcinolone acetonide aqueous nasal spray in pediatric patients with spring, grass seasonal allergic rhinitis.  (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  Boston, MA  October 27, 1996.
  54. Seyama K, Nonoyama S, Hollenbaugh D, Bajorath J, Hasle H, Kobayashi RH, Apter A, Aruffo A, Ochs HD.  X-linked hyper-IgM syndrome mutation analysis, CD40L function and clinical phenotype.  (Presented at the combined meeting of the American Association of Immunologists/AAAI, San Francisco, CA.  February 25, 1997.  J Allergy Clin Immunol 1997;99(2):S474.
  55. Stiehm ER, Casillas AM, Finkelstein JZ, et al:  Subcutaneous intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) in the treatment of antibody deficiency.  (Presented at the West. Soc. Ped. Res.  Carmel, CA  March 97)
  56. Kobayashi RH, Burns T, Kelly CM:  Reactions to Hylan GF20 (Synvisc)(r) in patients receiving intra-articular injections for osteoarthritis.  (Presented at European Allergy & Immunology Meeting, Berlin, Germany, May 2001).